Posts Tagged "fitness"

Learning what it really takes to become a personal trainer

Luis Lazo’s interest in fitness and human movement began at a young age. He was throwing kicks by Kindergarten after seeing a…

Finding the confidence to face the mirror without fear

Last fall, Jenna Bruner was battling depression and secluding herself at home because of how she feared being judged in social situations…

Back in the saddle with less pain, more power

When I sat down with Kevin K., he had just cycled in to Free Form Fitness’s Kanata location from Arnprior. The week…

Her health insurance plan? Be in ‘super kick-ass shape’

Chantal Lancaster was no stranger to exercise when she first walked into Free Form Fitness. She knew enough to appreciate what she…

The science and psychology of winning the weight loss battle

Eat better and exercise – these are the basics of living a healthier, happier and more productive life. But weight loss and…

Ready for the call to action

Every time that alert sounds, Ottawa’s firefighters take action without knowing how their lives, and the lives of residents, could be on…

Staying in tune with baby #2 on the way

Violinist Jessica Linnebach has come a long way since her soloist debut at the age of seven. She’s been with the National…

Just no substitute for hard work and commitment

Losing 40 pounds in three months is an admirable achievement, but losing your hair along the way isn’t. IT professional Karine Simard…

There is life in the gym after a back injury

These days, when he travels for work, one of the first things Derik Belair looks for in a hotel is a quality…

Ready to take on the world

It’s fair to say that anyone who has followed the P90X program is no slouch when it comes to fitness. This is…

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